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Graviola

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What other names is Graviola known by?

Annona cherimola, Annona macrocarpa, Annona muricata, Brazilian Cherimoya, Brazilian Paw Paw, Corossol, Corossol Épineux, Corossolier, Durian Benggala, Guanabana, Guanavana, Nangka Blanda, Nangka Londa, Soursop, Sour Sop, Toge-Banreisi.

What is Graviola?

Graviola is a small evergreen tree. The leaves, fruit, seeds, and stem are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Use as an antibiotic, sedative, antiparasitic, cathartic, emetic; and for coughs, inflammation of the nose and throat, herpes, leishmaniasis (an infection caused by sand flies), cancer, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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